stepping down? >> well, directly he will not because he will not be sitting in on that conclave. but it's important to remember the conclave is expected to include 117 cardinals. he has appointed 67 of those. the other 50 were appointed by his predecessor, pope john paul ii. so, directly, no, he will not have any input into the conclave, but, indirectly, because he had such an important role in appointing those cardinals, he will have some role to play, but not directly, as i said. christi? >> ben wedemen, thank you so much as we look at live pictures there from vatican tv. coming up in our 8:00 hour here, we'll take a closer look at the intrigue and the secrecy in the church, as well as hollywood's obsession with the vatican, you know, it's there. i want to talk to you about what's happening back here at home. a blinding whiteout in detroit.